The first European colonists established a trading house in the Pawcatuck section of town in 1649. The present territory of Stonington was part of lands that had belonged to the Pequots who referred to the areas making up Stonington as "Pawcatuck" (Stony Brook to Pawcatuck River) and "Mistack" (Mystic River to Stony Brook). It was named "Souther Towne" or Southerton, by Massachusetts in 1658, and officially became part of Connecticut in 1662 when Connecticut received its royal charter. Southerton was renamed as Mistick in 1665 and again renamed as Stonington in 1666. Thomas Miner, Walter Palmer, William Chesebrough and Thomas Stanton were the founders. The town of North Stonington was set off as a parish from Stonington in 1724 and incorporated as a town in 1807. Stonington first gained wealth in the 1790s when its harbor...
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It was disclosed by Norwich Bulletin on October 9th, 2014 that David M Rigero passed on in Stonington, Connecticut. Rigero was 62 years old and was born in Wichita, KS. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor David M's life.
It was reported on October 9th, 2014 that David M Rigero passed away in Stonington, Connecticut. Rigero was 62 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor David M's life.
It was reported on September 23rd, 2014 that Vilma Maiorano (Jackvony) passed on in Stonington, Connecticut. Ms. Maiorano was 82 years old and was born in Providence, RI. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Vilma's life.
It was noted on May 1st, 2014 that Maurice V Orlando perished in Longboat Key, Florida. Orlando was 91 years old and was born in Stonington, CT. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Maurice V's life.
It was disclosed by Norwich Bulletin on January 25th, 2014 that George G Page died in Stonington, Connecticut. Page was 74 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George G's life.
It was revealed by Norwich Bulletin on November 24th, 2013 that Florence "Betty" Rokowski (Cadwell) passed on in Stonington, Connecticut. Ms. Rokowski was 86 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Florence "Betty"'s life.
It was noted by Norwich Bulletin on October 7th, 2013 that George J Hantman passed on in Stonington, Connecticut. Hantman was 98 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George J's life.
It was noted on March 3rd, 2013 that Elizabeth Lee "Tossie" Smith died in Stonington, Connecticut. Smith was 85 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Elizabeth Lee "Tossie"'s life.
It was revealed by Providence Journal on November 9th, 2012 that James E Fowler passed away in Cranston, Rhode Island. Fowler was 76 years old and was born in Stonington, CT. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James E's life.
It was disclosed on March 26th, 2012 that Mildred R "Millie" Lenhart (Roode) passed away in Stonington, Connecticut. Ms. Lenhart was 89 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mildred R "Millie"'s life.
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Terryville, followed by a Mass at Immaculate Conception Church at 11 a.m. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Association, CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067 ...
Stonington CT Cemeteries 42 to 61 from the Hale Collection
Town Farm Cemetery # 42 Stonington, CT. Lamphere, Bridget Riles, wife of Asa, died Jan. 18, 1880, age 62 150 field stones. Pendleton Cemetery # 43 Stonington, CT
Stonington, CT Cemeteries
Wequetequock Burial Ground #8, Stonington, CT. Oldest cemetery in Stonington, located on east side of Wequetequock Cove. Entrance is on Palmer's Neck Road off Greenhaven Road just ...
Helme Cemetery Stonington, CT
Babcock, Capt. Elias, died June 1, 1838, age 67 Babcock, Sally, wife of Elias, died Aug. 10, 1838, age 63 Fitch, infant son of Joseph & Lydia, died Nov. 23, 1834
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Stonington, CT Cemeteries
Oldest cemetery in Stonington, located on east side of Wequetequock Cove. ... Evergreen Cemetery #15, Stonington, CT. Located on east side of road at 345 North Main St ...
North Stonington CT Cemeteries
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Stonington, CT Cemeteries from the Hale Collection
6 Cemeteries in Stonington, CT. as found in the Hale Collection ... Stonington, CT. This yard is situated near the Stonington and North Stonington line in a ...
Stonington, CT Cemeteries from the Hale Collection #33 to #41
Whittlesey Cemetery # 37. Stonington, CT. Whittlesey, Thomas, died Aug. 8, 1846, age 76 ... Paul Wheeler Cemetery # 40. Stonington, CT. From the Hail Collection ...